2013 East Coast Toy Soldier Show Date, Sunday November 3, 2013

Our next show is on for Sunday, November 3, 2013. Please note that we will no longer be posting on this web site, using this domain name. Please visit our new site: www.eastcoasttoysoldiershow.com, by clicking the following highlighted text EAST COAST TOY SOLDIER SHOW.

Scouting and Toy Soldiers A Great Combination!

On Friday, October 21, I had the great honor to give a presentation on Toy Soldiers to Cub Scout Pack 2, Cedar Grove, NJ. Forty-five Cub Scouts, and their parents were in attendance.

The presentation consisted of two eight-foot tables, with toy soldiers on display from all era’s, including American Dimestores, [...]

The Toy Soldier Museum’s Fall Open House

Every spring and fall, Jim Hillestad’s Toy Soldier Museum hosts an Open House with good food, entertainment, and great sales on toy soldiers.  You’re invited!
Next Open House & Cellar Sale, Saturday, October 31.  The day before the East Coast Toy Soldier Show & Sale — make a weekend of it!  Special guests for the fall [...]

Berdan Sharpshooters from The Collectors Showcase

Berdan Sharpshooters were an American Civil War regiment of sharpshooters named after Col. Hiram Berdan (1823-1893). The 1st and 2nd regiment were selected from various Northern states in 1861, through a rigorous test of placing 10 consecutive shots in a 10″ space about 200 yards away without use of a scope. Believe it or not, [...]

No Comments »Filed under: Military Miniatures, New Metal Toy SoldiersPosted on August 22nd, 2008

Four New Toy Soldier Sets from Beau-Geste

It should come as no surprise to any toy soldier collector that a traditional style toy soldier maker with the name Beau-Geste would introduce yet another set of French Foreign Legionnaires.
Beau-Geste has also released three additional sets. A nice touch is that Beau-Geste has also posted the image sources they used as the inspiration for [...]

No Comments »Filed under: Blog, New Metal Toy SoldiersPosted on June 26th, 2008

Three New Sets From Beau Geste, of Argentina

Beau Geste has just released three new sets:

229, Silver Horns Band from Cutch, Delhi Durbar, 1903
230, Italian Bersaglieri on Pony, Boxer Rebellion
231, German Mounted Light Dragoons, WWI

Visit their site to learn more: www.beau-geste.com

No Comments »Filed under: New Metal Toy SoldiersPosted on April 1st, 2008